On This Day in Film & TV for October 31

Events in Film & TV

  • 1949 WOC (now KWQC) TV channel 6 in Davenport, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1953 TV broadcasting begins in Belgium
  • 1954 KREM TV channel 2 in Spokane, WA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962 "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" horror film released directed by Robert Aldrich, starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, based on novel by Henry Farrell
  • 1963 Ed Sullivan witnesses Beatlemania firsthand at London's Heathrow Airport as the Beatles are greeted by their fans upon returning from Sweden
  • 1964 Barbra Streisand's "People" album goes #1 for 5 weeks
  • 1967 KIMO TV channel 13 in Anchorage, AK (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1981 1st live US radio drama in 25 years (Halloween Story on NBC)
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1968 British "Monkees" singer Davy Jones (22) weds American actress Linda Haines (23); divorce in 1975
  • 1970 American "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) weds American "The Mamas & the Papas" singer Michelle Phillips (26) in Mexico; divorce 8 days later

Divorces in Film & TV

  • 2011 Socialite and model Kim Kardashian (31) divorces basketball player Kris Humphries (26) due to irreconcilable differences only 72 days after getting married

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